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Only in a weight-loss contest will you find teams proudly named "The Fat and the Furious," "The Not-So-Thin Blue Line," "No More Man Boobs" and "The Hunger Games."
"I'm going to get a big hug for this!" said 6-year-old Cameron McKeever after he wrapped up a gift that he picked out for his mother. Cameron was one of 50 young patients at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital who picked out gifts for their parents, brothers and sisters Thursday at a special Holiday Shop inside the Tacoma hospital.
Thanks to video chat equipment normally used for telemedicine visits between doctors and patients, Santa Claus greeted young patients in their hospital beds Tuesday at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma.
"Blitzed by glitz at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital Festival of Trees Designer Day, you might not have noticed Cameron Wyman. Tall, slim and quiet, the 12-year-old Gig Harbor girl was on task Tuesday as a member of her mom's tree-design team. ... Cameron was the artists' apprentice, and their inspiration. She is the girl who lived."-- By Kathleen Merryman in The News Tribune
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in partnership with ACHIEVE introduces a new community-based initiative to promote healthy lifestyle choices for families.
A repaired heart valve and an equally high-tech bicycle have put a Tacoma teen on the road to recovery.
Shaun White, the gold-medal winning snowboarder, captivated a sold-out audience of more than 1,000 people at MultiCare Health System's 11th annual "Do Something Healthy" celebration and fitness fair.